Welcome Waterloo co-op students!
Explore careers, gain experience and earn money through North America's largest co-op program.
Our students are some of the best and brightest, and our employers know it! One thing is for sure: co-op at Waterloo exists because of YOU and your talent.
Now that you're here, we're committed to helping you have the most positive co-op experience possible. Visit the sections below to help you on your way.
- June 14, 2023
by: Isabella Deak
Waterloo's graduating Warriors reflect on their co-op journeys while embracing the future.
We interviewed students who are preparing to graduate this week and asked them to reflect on their co-op journey, professional achievements and plans for the future.
Breanna DeFreitas (she/her)
Discovered that the Faculty of Environment is where her future lies and plans to return to Waterloo this fall to pursue her master's degree.
- May 3, 2023
By: Asia Dale (she/her)
University of Waterloo co-op students are embracing unique and adventurous employment opportunities during their work terms at Camp Brebeuf.
- Mar. 30, 2023
By: Maddie Savage (she/her)
University of Waterloo co-op students who want to make a positive impact on young people may find the opportunity to do so at LAUNCH Waterloo.
- Aug. 3, 2023
Dhruv Thakkar is currently in his second-year of Mechatronics Engineering and has completed two work terms so far. In this blog, Dhruv explains his new-found passion for the electronics industry and shares how his co-op experience has helped him grow and find himself. He also reflects on his time in California and gives us a glimpse into that life.
- July 27, 2023
Mahdi Farzad Naimi (he/him), a fourth- year Health Science student, shares his journey working in the field of cancer research. He discusses the importance of how co-op solidifies your passions and reinforces your academic knowledge.
Mahdi’s co-op journey:
- July 20, 2023
Louise De Andrade is a fourth-year Psychology student, in the Arts and Business program. She shares her experience looking for a co-op in the arts and talks about her achievements and challenges during her co-op terms.